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2008 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Kia Spectra

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Kia Spectra is between $344 and $421 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2008 Kia Spectra
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$383
Annual Repair Cost
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The original alternator was incapable of supplying sufficient power to the battery when the engine was idling with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning). A new, more powerful alternator and r...
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not neces...
After minor front end damage, the key will not shut off completely, and key is stuck in the ignit...
Often on my 2008 Kia Spectra the air only blows when I bang on the compressor. I've already cle...
It won't pass emissions I replaced the o2sensor throttle body mission sensor and the iac And dro...
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Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 27, 2013
2008 Kia Spectra
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May 01, 2011
2008 Kia Spectra
i just got a kia spectra 2008 i had it for 2months and i have to get the driversside window is off track so theres is something in the door that needs to be replaced i dont like the fact that my do...
July 03, 2010
2008 Kia Spectra
I have a 2008 KIA Spectra. I got it used with only 4,000 miles. I have to drive a lot in my business. I have this car serviced as required and haven't had any problems. Can't believe that thi...